The effect of the perturbing aerodynamic forces from the atmosphere reactance on the spacecraft orbit evolution
Space technics and technology
Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), 4, Volokolamskoe shosse, Moscow, А-80, GSP-3, 125993, Russia
AbstractThe main outcomes of the spacecraft perturbed motion researches are presented. The author touches upon the effect of the perturbing aerodynamic forces from the atmosphere reactance on the spacecraft orbit evolution. The calculations of the circular orbits of the spacecrafts of different characteristic surfaces and weights are developed. The influence of the Sun activity level on the spacecraft orbit evolution; and the dependence of the perturbing aerodynamic acceleration value on the orbit height.